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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does she ask him to tell her about himself?
2. What happens as Kathleen and her boyfriend attempt to eat a hamburger?
3. What is Kathleen determined to see?
4. What is THE ACCIDENT?
5. The title of the novel refers to what type of accident?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the protagonist react to the stranger's honesty?
2. What happens when Kathleen tries to talk to the protagonist?
3. What happens, moments after the protagonist and Kathleen meet?
4. What does this time with Kathleen trigger?
5. Describe the story and the main character.
6. After his memory, what does he have a strong desire to do?
7. What happens when the protagonist tries to eat a hamburger?
8. What memory does he then recall?
9. What happens right before the accident?
10. To whom does he run in this memory? What does this person do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When, in section 2, Kathleen and the protagonist meet for the first time, the protagonist says, "But we already know each other."
Part 1) In what way do they know each other?
Part 2) How do they feed off of each other's needs? What does this do to their relationship?
Part 3) What does the protagonist realize about this relationship? What does he plan to do? Does he do it? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
In Section 8, the main character realizes he must leave Kathleen.
Part 1) How does he come to this realization?
Part 2) Predict Kathleen's reaction to this news. Use the text to support your response.
Part 3) What takes place after he decides to leave her? What is the connection between this event and his decision to end the relationship?
Essay Topic 3
The main character stays and listens to Sarah's story.
Part 1) How is this similar to Kathleen staying in a relationship with the main character?
Part 2) How does her story reveal more details of life in a concentration camp?
Part 3) Compare and contrast Sarah and the main character.
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